Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
Freedom lies in being bold.
I got rabies shots for biting the head off a bat but that`s OK - the bat had to get Ozzy shots.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
Give up trying to make me give up
Hollywood brides keep the bouquets and throw away the grooms.